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AquaMobile Swim School included in Prestigious Empact Showcase
President and Founder Diana Goodwin among the United States’ “Showcase of Top Companies Started by Young Entrepreneurs”, to be recognized at United Nations on October 28th and 29th.
Now in its fourth year, the Empact Showcase recognized Diana Goodwin, President and Founder of AquaMobile Swim School as being among the United States’ “Best Companies Started & Run by Young Entrepreneurs”
"I am honored and thrilled to be part of such an amazing group of innovative young entrepreneurs and hope that during the Empact Showcase event, we can learn from one another and further our impact on the economy."
Empact Showcase companies were started and are run by entrepreneurs who are age 35 and under. In 2013, the companies comprising the Empact Showcase contributed more than 10,000 jobs to the economy, and controlled over $1 billion in revenue.
Founders in the Empact Showcase will be recognized for their achievements at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City in October. Past celebrations have taken place at the White House and United Nations.
“Young entrepreneurs are having a big impact on our economy, and it’s so powerful to have so many of these leaders in a room together,” said Sheena Lindahl, Co-Founder of the Empact Showcase. “Many of the companies are social enterprises that are also making a huge difference in people’s lives. It is never an easy road to build a successful organization, and we believe it’s important to celebrate all the spirit and grit these entrepreneurs have put into making the world a better place.”
About the Empact Showcase
In early 2014, entrepreneurs meeting the minimum criteria from across the country were invited to apply for the Empact Showcase.
Applications were then reviewed by Empact and Empact’s Academy of leading entrepreneurs, and include:
- Jeff Hoffman, Founding Team Member, Priceline.com
- Clifton Taulbert, Author and Speaker
- Richard Caruso, Founder and Chairman, Integra Life Sciences
- Elizabeth Gore, first Resident Entrepreneur at the United Nations Foundation
and Chair of the UN Foundation’s Global Entrepreneurs Council
- Chip Paucek, Co-founder & CEO, 2U & Former CEO, Hooked on Phonics
- Kay Koplovitz, Founder, USA Network & ScyFy Channel & Chairman, Springboard Enterprises
The Academy selected honorees in several categories including the Empact100 (the top 100 companies in the Showcase), Most Disruptive, Largest Potential, Biggest Social Impact, and Best Female Founder.
Honorees were selected with factors including revenue, employees, social impact, growth over the past year, and innovativeness coming into play.
About AquaMobile Swim School
AquaMobile Swim School provides high quality swim instruction at clients' home and condo pools in over 17 states across the United States. Founded in 2003 by Diana Goodwin, AquaMobile has since grown into a company with over 600 swim instructors hired locally to serve a diverse clientele. For more information about AquaMobile Swim School, visit http://aquamobileswim.com/
Empact aims to facilitate a culture of entrepreneurship in communities around the world by exposing young people to entrepreneurship, convening entrepreneurs in peer support networks, and celebrating the vital role young entrepreneurs play in our economy. Empact has worked with over 500 colleges & universities, workforce development organizations, Chambers of Commerce, and Small Business Development Centers in the US and abroad to help promote entrepreneurship among aspiring entrepreneurs
For more information on the Empact Showcase, visit http://www.empactshowcase.com, or connect with Empact via Facebook at www.facebook.com/
Page Updated Last on: Oct 28, 2014